When you open your website you will see that the information you have entered in your application form has been used to form the pages of your site. To navigate around your website, use the links on the left-side of the page or the Back and Forward buttons on the toolbar at the top of the screen.
There are standard commands at the top of every page . These are:
When you are logged in as the administrator, you will see some underlined words on pages of your website, such as ‘Manage Website' and ‘Edit this page' these are known as links. These links are for the administrators' (you) use only and will not be seen by users of your site.
As the administrator of your website you can use the ‘Manage Website' link to carry out a range of functions including adding or deleting pages, changing your website details or altering the look and feel of your site.
You will see the following range of options:
Change organisation details
This page displays the information submitted on your application form. You can change any part of this information by clicking the ‘Edit' button at the bottom of the page.
Here you can change the search criteria that is available within bucksinfo.net for a Service search from the bucksinfo.net homepage. Click on the ‘Edit' button to open up the page ready for changing. When you have made you changes click on 'OK' this will save your choices.
This page allows you to choose another colour scheme for your website. Clicking ‘Select' next to an option automatically selects the chosen colour scheme. Your header and menu will immediately reflect the new design. You may need to 'Refresh' (icon in browser toolbar or F5) on return to the Homepage
You can also upload a group logo from your computer. It has to be in the right format (e.g. gif, jpeg or png) and the system will resize your logo to fit.
The ‘Use standard pages' command allows you to:
For more detail on using standard pages please refer to the helpsheet 8 on ‘Use Standard Pages'.
This section allows you to add as many pages, sub-pages and news articles as you like to build up the content on your site and add items of interest for your visitors. If you are in this section and would like to return to your group website, click on ‘Back to homepage' in the top left hand corner of the screen.
For more detail on using the customised pages please refer to the helpsheet 3 on ‘Creating New Content'.
You can rearrange the order of the left hand navigation menu on your website.
You can set up how your visitors see and use your pages by ticking the appropriate boxes.
This option allows you to add and manage your members and other administrators.
This option allows you to create and edit a welcome email which is sent to members when they register with your website or as it is worded on the top of your website Join Group.
This screen enables you to send an email to all members of your group. It is useful for such events as annual general meetings. The names of your members will automatically appear in place of the bracketed terms when you send the email (a mail merge).
Fill in the ‘Subject' and ‘Message' sections (do not write over the bracketed terms) and click ‘send'.
If you already have an existing website and would like to use that site instead, you can redirect your bucksinfo.net website address to your previous website address.
If any hyperlink in the system points to a non-existent page, an error will be reported here. Check this page periodically to ensure that all external links on the website are up-to-date